About 70 people stepped tens of thousands of years into the past, learning to hunt with darts chunked by spears, make tools from stone and join a badminton-like game played by an ancient Peruvian civilization. Taking place Nov. 4 on Chamberlain Field, the fifth annual Paleo Skills Workshop was organized by Assistant Professor Brooke Persons, director of the Jeffrey L. Brown Institute of Archaeology at UTC.
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Over the course of several weeks in 2020, UTC students found dozens of Civil War items.
The work was OK’d with a permit from the Tennessee Division of Archaeology. The sonar equipment was loaned by ECHO81 out of Hartwell, Georgia. The UTC Walker Center for Teaching and Learning provided a mini-grant to rent the pontoon boat. The boat was rented through Chattanooga’s Erwin Marine. Morgan Smith wasn’t sure he’d find what…
Students dig into Chickamauga Battlefield for pieces of the Civil War.